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Helping 387,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

NI executive must prioritise children & young people as much as health and economy: Plea from over 50 organisations

Friday 07 August 2020 /
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Over 50 organisations are urging the government to prioritise and protect vulnerable children and young people.

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How fostering filled a gap we didn’t even realise we had

Thursday 06 August 2020 / Fostering, Families
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John and Geraldine share their fostering journey and how they introduced three boys into their family.

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"Employers often find it difficult to understand an adopter’s journey": Being an adopter during lockdown

Saturday 01 August 2020 / Adoption, Families
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One of our adopters recently wrote to us explaining how his family has had to adapt during lockdown.

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Action for Children responds to the Office for Statistics Regulation's letter regarding the Prime Minister's use of child poverty statistics

Thursday 30 July 2020 /
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“You can’t ‘level up’ the country if you’re sweeping under the carpet the big rises in child poverty."

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“His hours have been getting cut every week, and next time he might not get any”: supporting families during the coronavirus pandemic

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Kim was told about the Action for Children emergency fund to ensure the family could continue to put food on the table.

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